GRANT RECIPIENTS IN 2014/2015

Gandel Philanthropy had another milestone year in 2014-15 and maintained its growth in the number of grants and the amount of funds distributed. In this year, the Board of Trustees of Gandel Philanthropy approved and paid a total of 131 grants and donations to 122 separate organisations. It is worth noting that a total of 48 community organisations that received a grant in the 2014-15 financial year did not receive a grant from Gandel Philanthropy in the previous financial year.

The list below outlines all grant recipients in 2014/15, grouped according to the grant category and the Area of Interest, in alphabetical order.

COMMUNITY Grants

Arts and Culture

AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
“A Night of Nights” Concert Series at the Melbourne Hebrew Congregation
BIG WEST FESTIVAL
DWELLING
COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA
The Acquisition of Japanese Art
HEIDE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Acquisition of Artwork – Joy Hester, Purple Nude
KAGE
Team of Life Performance
LYRIC OPERA MELBOURNE
General donation in support of Lyric Opera’s programs
MELBOURNE HEBREW CONGREGATION
General donation
MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE
The Gong Garden, part of the SummerSalt Festival
NATIONAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA – IN SUPPORT OF THE ST KILDA CONGREGATION
Refurbishment of the Dome
SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER THEATRE COMPANY
Creative Arts in Secure Welfare Settings
SYDNEY JEWISH MUSEUM
General donation
THE ARTS CENTRE

  • General annual grant
  • HOME Public Arts Program
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET
General donation
THE FLINDERS ART SHOW
The Annual Flinders Art Show
THE TORCH PROJECT
Post Release Program – Statewide Indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY
Acquisition of the Sir Zelman Cowen Portrait
WESTERN EDGE YOUTH ARTS
IAGO Interactive

 

Education

ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION AUSTRALIA
“Anne Frank: Let me Be Myself” Travelling Exhibition
ANTI-DEFAMATION COMMISSION (ADC)
Click Against Hate Program
THE ARC LIBRARY
Support for the library’s activities
CASTELMAINE STATE FESTIVAL
The Gift – The Festival’s Education Express Program for Young People
COMMUNITY SPIRIT – CATHY FREEMAN FOUNDATION
Horizons Program
GOOD BEGINNINGS AUSTRALIA
Kids Connect Program in Palmerston
GUNAWIRRA
Art Therapy for Preschool Aboriginal Children
MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL
Project 661
MUSICA VIVA AUSTRALIA
Musica Viva in Schools – Warringa Park Special School
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
The Archives of Professor Germaine Greer
(Year 2 of a 2-year grant)
TOP BLOKES FOUNDATION
Junior Top Blokes Mentoring Program
WIRRPANDA FOUNDATION
Deadly Sista Girlz – Healesville
WYNDHAM LEGAL SERVICE
November NoViolence

 

Health and Medical Research

ALZHEIMER’S AUSTRALIA VICTORIA
Improving Dementia Outcomes for People Experiencing Homelessness in Victoria
BAKER IDI HEART AND DIABETES INSTITUTE
“Do abnormal body circadian rhythms trigger type 2 diabetes and depression” Research
BESTCHANCE CHILD FAMILY CARE
Parent and Child Support Program (PACS)
CANCER COUNCIL VICTORIA
Donation in Support of Relay For Life
CARERS VICTORIA
General donation
EPILEPSY ACTION AUSTRALIA
Donation in support of the Celebrity Football Charity Challenge
JEWISH CARE (VICTORIA)
General donation towards the Annual Appeal
MOVEMBER FOUNDATION
General donation
THE FLOREY INSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE AND MEDICAL HEALTH
Establishing a Drug Development Laboratory – equipment purchase
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY
“Active ageing in the western suburbs – a novel dynamic exercise initiative for older people to improve health and wellbeing” Research
VISION AUSTRALIA
“Assistance dogs improving quality of life for people with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease” Proof of Concept Study, Stage One
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES – SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
“DARS (HBSL) mouse model and Adeno-associated viral vector” Research

 

Community Development

AUSIMED LIMITED
Organisational Development – Establishment Costs
AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS LEADERSHIP CENTRE
Fone Free Feb donation (matching grant)
AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS
Managing People and Information During Disasters
COMMUNITY SECURITY GROUP

  • Community Survey
  • Community Engagement Program
    (Year 1 of a 3-year grant)
JEWISH CARE (VICTORIA)
General donation
JNF ENVIRONMENT GIFT FUND
General donation
KOORIE HERITAGE TRUST
Collection Open Access Project
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
MIJF Audience Diversification Initiative
SMILING MIND
Smiling Mind Education Program Curriculum Mapping
THE FIRST STEP PROGRAM
“First Step” of the Marketing Strategy
THE TRUSTEES FOR THE JCCV CULTURAL COMMUNITY FUND
Jewish Community Child Protection Training (partnership grant)
WRITERS VICTORIA
WV Online

 

 

Social Cohesion and Inclusion

ARALUEN
Diamond Creek Arts Centre
AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT
“Life Be in It” Project
CAMPGAN WELFARE ASSOCIATION
General donation
EMMY MONASH AGED CARE
iPads @ Emmy Monash
GATEWAYS SUPPORT SERVICES
Recreational and Holiday Programs Volunteer Coordinator
INFOXCHANGE
iPads in Aged Care
INTOUCH MULTICULTURAL CENTRE AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE
Donation in support of the programs of the centre
ODYSSEY HOUSE VICTORIA
Building Resilience in Community Schools
SHINE FOR KIDS COOPERATIVE
Prison Visits Program
SUMMER FOUNDATION
Resource Guide Development: Alternate Housing Model for People with Disability
SYN MEDIA
Youth Media Diversity Partnerships Program
THE JEWISH CULTURAL CENTRE AND NATIONAL LIBRARY, KADIMAH
In One Voice: A Festival of Jewish Life in Australia
THE TRUSTEES FOR THE JCCV CULTURAL COMMUNITY FUND
Supporting JCCV’s Community Activities
VICTORIAN ABORIGINAL CHILD CARE AGENCY – VACCA
Reconnecting to Aboriginal Family, Community and Culture
VICTORIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE CARE AND RESETTLEMENT OF OFFENDERS – VACRO
“Scaffold” Men’s Mentoring
YARRA RANGES SPECIAL DEVELOPMENTAL SCHOOL
New Bus for the School

 

Poverty and Disadvantage

AUSTRALIAN FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE
Weekend Disability Inclusion Program
AUSTRALIAN OUTWARD BOUND DEVELOPMENT FUND
Break Free From Youth Homelessness
BANKSIA GARDENS COMMUNITY SERVICE
Good People Act Now (GPAN)
BAPTCARE
Sanctuary Preston – Supported Transitional Accommodation for Asylum Seekers
CAMP SABABA
Camps and Training Program
C CARE
4 Squared: C Care Growth and Expansion Program
COTTAGE BY THE SEA
General donation
GATEWAY SOCIAL SUPPORT OPTIONS
Food Delivery Program (matching grant)
GOOD SHEPHERD YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
Parent and Family Engagement – Hastings
LIFE-GATE
Wheels for Change
MELBOURNE JEWISH CHARITY FUND
The Gandel Yom Tov Project
REFUGE OF HOPE
Emergency Relief and Crisis Support Program
RISE (REFUGEE SURVIVORS AND EX-DETAINEES)
RISE Drop-in Centre
SACRED HEART MISSION
GP Clinic for People Experiencing Homelessness
SOUTHERN CROSS KIDS CAMPS
Ballarat Kids Overcoming Abuse – For Boundless Futures
ST KILDA GATEHOUSE
Drop-in, Greeves Street
ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY VICTORIA
Matching Grant for the CEO Sleepout
THE MIRABEL FOUNDATION
Improving Futures – Educational Assistance Program for Disadvantaged Children and Young People
THE RIVER NILE LEARNING CENTRE
General donation
UNITING CARE BALLARAT
Café Meals Ballarat
WEAR FOR SUCCESS
General donation

 

MAJOR and FLAGSHIP Grants

Arts & Culture

ART GALLERY OF BALLARAT
FACE – An Education Project
(Year 1 of a 2 -year grant)
BENDIGO ART GALLERY
Love Your Gallery Program
JEWISH MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA – GANDEL CENTRE OF JUDAICA
Andy Warhol’s Jewish Geniuses Exhibition
MUSEUM VICTORIA
The Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
THE ANZAC CENTENARY PUBLIC FUND
Grant in Support of the Fund
(Year 1 of a 3-year grant)

 

Education

ASYLUM SEEKER RESOURCE CENTRE
WISE (Worldly, Independent, Sufficient, Empowered) Women Project
(Year 2 of a 3-year grant)
BROTHERHOOD OF ST LAURENCE
Linked Into Learning Project
(Year 2 of a 3-year grant)
COUNCIL FOR JEWISH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS
Expansion of UJEB Programs – The Bentleigh Learning Centre
(Year 3 of a 3-year grant)
COURAGE TO CARE
Exhibition Redevelopment and Renewal (Challenge grant)
HANDS ON LEARNING AUSTRALIA
Expanding the Hands on Learning Program in Northern and Western Regions of Melbourne
(Year 3 of a 3-year grant)
STAND UP: JEWISH COMMITMENT TO A BETTER WORLD
Stand Up ABC (And Be Counted) Program
(Year 2 of a 3-year grant)
TEACH FOR AUSTRALIA
Teach to Lead; Accelerating Australia’s Future School Leaders (Partnership grant)
(Year 1 of a 4-year grant)
THE SONG ROOM
Tuned in For Life – Hume and Surrounds, Northern Melbourne
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Alan Goldberg Scholarship at Melbourne Law School
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
VICSEG NEW FUTURES
Wyndham Student Engagement and Scholarship Project
(Year 1 of a 3-year grant)

 

Health and Medical Research

CABRINI HEALTH
Capital Works Grant
(Year 4 of an 8-year grant)
CANCER COUNCIL VICTORIA
The Australian Breakthrough Cancer Study (The ABC Study)
EMMY MONASH AGED CARE
Grant for the Capital Appeal
(Year 2 of a 5-year grant)
FARESHARE
Cooking 250,000 More Meals a Year for Victorians Suffering Food Insecurity (matching grant)
MONASH HEALTH
Developing a Comprehensive Business Case for the Monash Heart Hospital
ROYAL DISTRICT NURSING SERVICE (RDNS)
Extension of the RDNS Homeless Persons Program to Frankston
(Year 3 of a 3-year grant)
SANE AUSTRALIA
A Comprehensive Online Platform for Mental Health
(Year 2 of a 3-year grant)
SNOWDOME FOUNDATION
Gandel Philanthropy-Snowdome Innovation Fellowship – The Development and Use of Biomarkers to Optimise Early Phase Lymphoma Clinical Trials Using a ‘World-First’ Class of Anti-Cancer Drugs
(Year 1 of a 3-year grant)
STARLIGHT CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION
Starlight Express Room at the New Monash Children’s Hospital
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
THE LEUKAEMIA FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA
Building of Hope – Transport Needs for the Victorian Patient Accommodation Centre
YOORALLA SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Bringing Ageing-in-Place Technologies to Regional Victoria
(Year 2 of a 2-year grant)

 

Youth at Risk

AUSTRALIAN CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION
Tuning Into Change – A Listening Program Designed to Re-activate Children’s Neural Circuits to Support their Recovery from Violence-related Trauma
(Year 3 of a 3-year grant)
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
Big Futures expansion – Regional Victoria
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
JESUIT SOCIAL SERVICES
Dropping Off the Edge Report Into Disadvantage in Australia (partnership grant)
LIFE EDUCATION AUSTRALIA
Redevelopment of the Life Education Preschool Program (partnership grant)
THE REACH FOUNDATION
Collective Impact for Young People in Casey – “Casey Fused 2”
YSAS
UNITE Program
(Year 2 of a 2-year grant)

 

Jewish Identity and Leadership

B’NAI B’RITH ANTI-DEFAMATION COMMISSION
The 2015 Annual ADC Gandel Oration
UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL REFUGEE RELIEF FUND
General annual grant
ZIONIST FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA
Taglit Birthright Program
(Year 1 of a 3-year grant)

 

Indigenous Programs

CHILDREN’S GROUND
Wurdurd Garriyigarrmerren Project in Kakadu West – “We Walk Together to help the Children”
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
GANBINA
Jobs 4U2 – Education, Training and Employment Program
(Year 1 of a 2-year grant)
WHITELION
The Bundji Bundji Tiddas Program Supporting Young At-risk Women
(Year 2 of a 3-year grant)

 

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